Using Analogies to Talk About Cognition As Analogy

If you’ve never read Godel, Escher, Bach, then you probably don’t know why you should immediately watch this YouTube presentation on ┬áconsciousness and analogy.

In the event you want to skip over the introductory comments (and let me just advise you to go ahead and do that), start at minute 13:43.

Be aware, when Mr. Hofstadter attempts to make an actual joke, it’s a bit like watching a Roomba do standup.

But here is Hofstadter’s most amazing book ever, Godel, Escher, Bach:

One Comment;

  1. Anonymous said:

    Definitely move ahead to the point when he actually comes on stage, which seems to be about a year into the video.

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